It's difficult to distinguish between real and hoax virus warnings. If you receive a warning about a virus first of all please consider if it may be a hoax. Many hoaxes can be identified by a request to forward the information to everyone you know. No genuine anti-virus information makes this suggestion. If you receive a message about a hoax virus, the best thing to do is delete it.
If you are concerned about your home PC, see the information below.
All staff and student PCs on campus should be running up-to-date antivirus software. If you suspect that this is not the case, then please contact your usual person.
If you wish to protect your home PC or clear up a virus infection on it, this can be downloaded.
Students can download a free anti-malware tool from Sophos as part of their Sophos Home program. Details are here: https://home.sophos.com/en-us.aspx